ZINC essential for modern life.

Architecture, energy, healthcare, infrastructure, technology, transportation, and life itself.  Zinc protects what matters most.
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Zinc ore

13.5

Million tons of special high-grade zinc were produced in 2019, and 6 million tons from recycled sources.

Zinc Markets at a Glance

Zinc's versatility is such that it is the fourth most used metal on earth, behind only iron, aluminum, and copper.  Its position on the periodic table makes it an excellent coating for protecting steel from corrosion.  Zinc is indispensable in a vast range of consumer and industrial products, playing an essential role in literally thousands of products across the healthcare, agriculture, manufacturing and industrial sectors.

Zinc Market

Renewable Energy

Automotive

Sustainability

Zinc is a $40 Billion per year market

Forecast Zn consumption in Renewable Energy by 2030 (tonnes)

Forecast Zn consumption increase in auto's by 2030 (tonnes)

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ZN + Zn industry contribute to all 17 UN Sustainble Development Goals

Zinc, an Essential Element with a Bright Future

Zinc is a remarkable metal. Its life-saving benefits and the many unique properties make it essential for everyday life. Zinc plays a crucial role in transportation, energy storage, healthcare, infrastructure, renewable energy, consumer products, and food security. As a resource, it is widely available, sustainable, and will be a key partner in transitioning to a low carbon future. Follow the image links to learn more.

Renewable Energy

Transportation

Infrastructure

Lifesaving

Food Security

Green Building

Manufacturing Efficiency

Energy Storage

Sustainability Drives Everything.

Natural, abundant, and essential create a strong foundation. But growing upwards for the future requires more than that. IZA Members are committed to the goal of using resources as efficiently as possible and limiting environmental impact at every level.

Featured Programs

IZA partner's with manufacturers, specifiers, Government's and NGO's on programs to improve zinc markets and promote the essentiality and value of zinc.  An example of some of our current programs include:

Zinc Saves Kids

Zinc Nutrient Initiative

Zinc Battery Initiative

Galvanized Autobody Partnership

Locations

United States

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Durham, NC 27713, U.S.A.
P: +1 919 361 4647
E: contact@zinc.org

Belgium

Avenue de Tervueren 168
Brussels, 1150, BELGIUM
P: +32 2 776 0070
E: contact@zinc.org

India

G-1 & G-5 Ground Floor
Plot No.9, Allied Bhawan
Madangir, New Delhi, 110062, INDIA
P: +91 99 1029 9297
E: rsharma@zinc.org

China

Distrii Kangding Center
2/F, No. 1018 Kangding Road, room 266
Jing'an, Shanghai, CHINA
P: +86 (21) 22876655
E: ahuang@zinc.org